Classic Beauty
The intricacy of a wedding dress can sometimes best seen in black and white. There is something so timeless, startlingly beautiful, and mesmerizing about these gowns.

Girls Just Want to Have Fun
The bachelorette weekend has grown up. It’s a chance to celebrate friendship with laughs around the campfire, selfies, DIY crafts, dinner under the stars, and the sweetest accommodations ever.
Online Exclusive: Girl’s Weekend
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Eat, Drink, Be Married
A restaurant wedding offers the best of all worlds: an intimate setting with a mouthwatering menu, a doting staff, a fully stocked bar, and a space already outfitted with stylish décor.
Online Exclusive: To Have And To Hold A Plate Of Food

aisle style

Best Buds
The bridesmaid bouquet has evolved.

Love Is Sweet
There’s a new wedding cake in town.

A Few Good Men
The grooms and groomsmen in our lives have only a few demands: good suits, great whiskey, and superior fun.
Online Exclusive: Suit Up

Material Girl
Jewelry designer Rachel Mulherin’s rocks are on a roll.

the album

Local Love
Four amazing celebrations from Mt. Washington Mill Dye House to The Baltimore Museum of Art.


The Write Stuff
Ask the Expert: The Calligrapher

Rise & Shine
Ask the Expert: The Baker

Hampden Gets A Haircut
Ask the Expert: The Barber

A Life In Stitches
Ask the Expert: The Couture Designer

Wediquette 101
Fifteen etiquette questions answered

online exclusives

We fill an amazing A-frame home with items that we not only love, but that we’d use all the time. Styled by Kate Beck and photographs by Stacy Zarin Goldberg.

From our “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” bachelorette glamping shoot, Make Tribe shows us how to easily create some fun and easy projects, including herbal-infused honey and foraged wildflower smudge sticks. Plus, floral crowns with Local Color Flowers.

To Have And To Hold A Plate Of Food
Find lots more photos from our restaurant wedding shoots with photographers Caitlin Joyce, above, and Leah Hewitt.

Girl’s Weekend
Also, from our glamping shoot, find a fancy recipe for s’mores, the perfect play list, and proper thank-you gifts to wrap up the weekend.

Suit Up
Lots of boutonnière ideas.

local love

Back Story
It was so hard to narrow down our favorite photos from this dazzling wedding shot by Nessa K Photography, so we put all the extras here.


It’s Our 20th Anniversary!
All year we’ll be celebrating with throwback features, a gallery of our past covers, interviews with couples we’ve met over the years, and wedding vendors that have been around as long as we have.

behind the scenes

Ask The Expert
Meet calligrapher Jessica McSweeney, the talent behind Poppy and Scooter—filmed by South of Brooklyn.

Team Bride
Our hip bachelorette weekend photo shoot was captured by Zinnia Films. See interviews with our stylist, DIY expert, and managing editor, plus find out how it all came together, on location at the Regent at Stone House.

A Toast To The Groom
See how our groom shoot “A Few Good Men” came to be with our stylist Stephanie Bradshaw and her impeccable team (including a handsome pooch), as filmed by Justine Hulsey at The Ivy Hotel. We’ll be dropping videos all year, from how to tie a bow tie to grooming tips.

in every issue

Publisher's Note
Twenty years of being the most-valuable resource for area brides and grooms.

Editor's Note
This issue is a love letter to my favorite city, Baltimore.

Check out the area's top locations, ranging from formal to fun, for every kind of bride and budget. These sites are perfect for everything from rehearsal dinners to wedding receptions.

Where To Buy
Our list of vendors featured in the 2017 issue.

Meet the Editor

Janelle Erlichman Diamond

We are feeling extra giddy this year as Baltimore Bride celebrates two decades in the business. I’ve been lucky enough to be a small part of this magazine since 2006 and managing editor the past few years. read more >>